in search of the last action heroes

Watch In the Search of the Last Action Heroes documentary on iwonder. This film explores the birth of the 80’s action genre, its success throughout the ‘90s, and its eventual decline into the 21st century. It examines how studios were able to turn outrageous concepts into genre-defining tropes, and how the one-man-army sub-genre produced the superstars of the era. Matrix, Rambo, McClane, Ripley, Connor, Dutch – the power of their stories excited and inspired a generation of action enthusiasts.